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Single Idea 2959

[catalogued under 3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 3. Correspondence Truth critique]

Full Idea

Do the statements 'Sir Percy Blakeney is in Paris' and 'The Scarlet Pimpernel is in Paris' express different facts, or the same fact under different modes of presentation?

Gist of Idea

If something is described in two different ways, is that two facts, or one fact presented in two ways?


Michael Lockwood (Mind, Brain and the Quantum [1989], p.129)

Book Reference

Lockwood,Michael: 'Mind,Brain and the Quantum:The Compound 'I'' [Blackwell 1991], p.129